EU investigates Instagram over handling of children's data

Instagram is being investigated by Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) over its handling of children's personal data on the platform.

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HMRC urges universities to warn new students of tax scams danger

HMRC has written to universities, through Universities UK, asking them to help ensure their students know how to spot a scam.

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London's Hackney Borough Council hit by hack attack

London's Hackney Council says it has been hit by "a serious cyber-attack" which is affecting its IT systems.

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Privacy watchdog to probe Klarna after email backlash

The Information Commissioner's Office said it will make enquiries into Klarna after scores of angry people questioned why it had their details despite never doing business with the payments firm.

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Grindr accounts could be easily hacked with email address

A hack on Grindr allowed anyone with the email address linked to a valid account to reset the user's password and take over their profile.

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

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Police launch homicide inquiry after German hospital hack

German police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman died during a cyber-attack on a hospital.

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Cyber threat to disrupt start of university term

Universities and colleges are being warned by the UK's cyber-security agency that rising numbers of cyber-attacks are threatening to disrupt the start of term.

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